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Albert Edward RUE

Regimental number3913
Place of birthGlanmire, Bathurst, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
AddressRaglan, via Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, C Rue, Raglan, via Bathurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLithgow, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 20 January 1916; disembarked Alexandria, 26 February 1916.

Transferred to 55th Bn from 5th Brigade Details, Moascar, 3 April 1916; taken on strength of 55th Bn, Ferry Post, 3 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, RUE Albert Edward

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